Find out how a water fountain could be the answer to better pet health.
Some cats and dogs are picky about their water, even showing a preference for bottled over tap. While that might seem like a sign that they're spoiled, choosiness could actually be self-regulation for optimal health.
Cats are especially known to prefer moving water to anything stagnant in a bowl, so fountains can help your pet drink more. Additionally, senior pets can benefit from flowing water because the sound and movement can attract them to it. For pets with depth perception issues, the spigot gives them another level to drink from, instead of just skimming the surface of the bowl.
Plastic bowls are available, but many pet owners prefer stainless steel or ceramic fountains to avoid chemical leakage over time. Here are a few designs available online:
This playful option offers three different flow rates. It circulates up to 3 liters of water.
Perfect for cats, the cost is $29.99.
The ceramic option is a bit pricier but fancier and free of toxic chemicals. This specific style holds 70 ounces.
A red or all-white structure is available for $79.95. Pets can drink from the top or bottom bowl.
The stainless steel fountain also avoids chemical toxicity. This particular option holds 60 ounces and is cleaned via a charcoal filter.
It is dishwasher safe and costs $26.58.
This classic design, also BPA-free and dishwasher-safe, holds 50 oz.
With adjustable knobs for flow rate, it's well-priced at $25.09.
Add some fun to your kitchen with a frog fountain. It comes pre-assembled with three flow rates.
The price is $35.99.
For kitties that have a habit of drinking from the sink, this product attaches to your bathroom faucet.
The price is $9.13.
Of course, the most obvious benefit of a water fountain is that it provides constant access to fresh, clean water. Insufficient water in a pet's diet is a leading cause of kidney disease.
So what are you waiting for? Improve your pet's health today!
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